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Winter Works Plow Operator

Company: The Miller Group
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Position:                              Winter Works Plow Operator

Division:                              Thunder Bay Highway Maintenance

Location:                             Ignace, Upsala, Savant Lake, Sioux Lookout, Atikokan, Dinorwic ON

Reporting to:                     Patrol Supervisor

Start Date:                          To be determined


Summary: Miller Maintenance proudly provides maintenance services on Maintenance Contracts for the Ministry of Transportation throughout the province of Ontario. Our leadership in the Ontario road and highway maintenance industry is based on our commitment to continuous improvement through education, innovation, safety, and training.

Thunder Bay Highway Maintenance has immediate openings for Snow Plow Operators. The winter maintenance season runs yearly from September until April, weather dependent. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. At our core, we are our people. Following the winter season, we provide all employees equal opportunity to job vacancies.

The Snow Plow Operator will work together with the Patrollers to maintain the areas within their jurisdiction.  This includes sanding, salting, DLA treatment, plowing and general labour duties.  Operators are responsible for maintaining accurate documentation including fuel reports and safety reports.


As a Winter Works Plow Operator, You Will:     

  • Safe and efficient operation of spreader, plow wing, combo unit and/or tow plow to perform snow removal on local roads as per the contract requirements
  • Maintain accurate documentation such as: fuel reports, safety reports and hours of service
  • Maintain/clean equipment and conduct routine maintenance and minor repairs as required
  • Operate specialized equipment, including Winter equipment
  • Familiar with performance requirements; understand route map and sand/salt application rate
  • Meet call in requirements during a winter storm event
  • Perform other duties as required



  • DZ or AZ license with a clean driver’s abstract required
  • Ability to drive manual transmission, considered an asset
  • Previous experience in winter-works operations an asset, but not required
  • Available to respond to call-ins within thirty minutes
  • Ability to work assigned shifts, and extended hours (evenings, weekends, nights, and holidays) as winter events require
  • Mechanical knowledge, ability to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment as required
  • Good understanding of MTO standards and AMC Contract Performance Requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
  • Willingness to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Willingness to learn and appreciate company values - Safety, Quality, and Integrity so we can continue “Building Greatness”

505 Miller Ave

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